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Governor Abbott issues an executive order that keeps Texas’ ban on vaccine mandates in place

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order on Wednesday afternoon to retain the present policy, which prevents any government agency in the state from administering COVID-19 vaccination.

Governor Abbott today issued an Executive Order maintaining the current policy prohibiting the mandating of any COVID-19 vaccinations by any government entity in the State of Texas. Additionally, the Governor added to the Special Session agenda the issue of whether any state or local governmental entities in Texas can mandate that an individual receive a COVID-19 vaccine and, if so, what exemptions should apply to such mandate.

“Vaccine requirements and exemptions have historically been determined by the legislature, and their involvement is particularly important to avoid a patchwork of vaccine mandates across Texas,” said Governor Abbott.

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